The ketogenic or “keto” diet is a low-carb, high-fat diet designed to promote your body’s metabolism running on fats and ketones rather than carbohydrates and sugars. Ketones are the byproduct of lipolysis, the breakdown of lipids (fats).
What you should know: While similar to the more popular Atkins diet, the ketogenic diet is designed to promote ketosis, the fat metabolism often associated with fasting.
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